How Do Blind People Dream? And What Kind of Nightmares Do They Experience?

Everyone dreams, even if they wake up and never remember the visions they saw or sensations they felt while tucked away in their bed, and this includes those who are blind. But what exactly do blind people dream about if they cannot see?

According to Discovery News, those who are blind dream in sounds and sensations, as well as tasting and smelling.

What’s even more fascinating is that blind people have more nightmares than those with sight, around 25 percent more. Although scientists don’t exactly know why this is, they do have a theory.

Check out the video above to learn more about the mix of sensory information the blind experience in their sleep.